Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins (21) drives against Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game during the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, Thursday, March 9, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Photo: Julie Jacobson/AP
Photo: Julie Jacobson/AP

Dominique Wilkins’ stepson named ACC Defensive Player of the Year 

Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins –– Atlanta Hawks great Dominique Wilkins’ stepson –– was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Sunday. 

With the help from the senior forward, the Cavaliers were this season’s ACC regular-season champions.

Wilkins ranks third in UVA history with 138 career blocked shots. He currently leads the Cavaliers with an average of 6.4 rebounds a game. 

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